Frequently Asked Questions

Founded in 1976 and led by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, KKR is a leading global investment firm. KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds and accounts covering multiple asset classes. KKR seeks to create value by bringing operational expertise to its portfolio companies and through active oversight and monitoring of its investments. KKR complements its investment expertise and strengthens interactions with investors through its client relationships and capital markets platform.

KKR’s common stock is listed and traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbols KKR. The CUSIP numbers for KKR’s common stock is 48251W 104. Please note certain websites and data providers may use different conventions for the presentation of ticker symbols. As a result, you may see different ticker symbols presented for our securities other than the ones provided on this website.

KKR listed on the NYSE on July 15, 2010. Prior to that, its business was listed on Euronext Amsterdam since October 1, 2009.

An RDU represents the right to receive one new share of common stock of KKR & Co. Inc. You may cancel your RDUs in exchange for a direct holding of common stock of KKR & Co. Inc. by contacting The Bank of New York Mellon (“BNYM”):

The Bank of New York Mellon
101 Barclay Street, 22 West
New York, New York 10286
Attention: KKR & Co. (Guernsey) L.P.
Telephone: +1 (212) 815-3982

We expect to make quarterly dividends to the holders of our common stock and our preferred stock; however, the actual amount and timing of dividends are at the discretion of our board of directors and compliance with applicable law. When, as, and if declared by our board of directors, dividends on the Class A preferred stock will be payable quarterly on March 15, June 15, September 15 and December 15 of each year, at a rate per annum equal to 6.75%. When, as, and if declared by our board of directors, dividends on the Class B preferred stock will be payable quarterly on March 15, June 15, September 15 and December 15 of each year, at a rate per annum equal to 6.50%. Dividends on the Class A and Class B preferred stock are non-cumulative. If our board of directors does not declare a dividend before the scheduled record date for any dividend period for any series of our preferred stock, we will not make a dividend in that dividend period, whether or not dividends on any series of preferred stock are declared or paid for any future dividend period.

A schedule of the dividends paid to stockholders is available for viewing on the Dividend History page of this website.

We do not have a dividend re-investment program or a direct stock purchase plan. You may purchase stock directly through your broker.

The transfer agent for KKR’s common stock and Class A and Class B preferred stock is American Stock Transfer & Trust Company.

For analyst information, see the Analyst Coverage page on this website.

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